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Betaal review: Impressive storyline, good cast let down by sloppy handling
Nikhil Mahajan and Patrick Graham's horror creation has all the elements right but fails to maintain the tension required to keep the audience enthralled.
Gulabo Sitabo trailer: Ayushmann Khurrana, Amitabh Bachchan in a war of words over an ancient mansion
Directed by Shoojit Sircar, Gulabo Sitabo is set to be released on Amazon Prime Video on 12 June.
Kachche Din trailer: Chronicles of a Mumbai taxi driver's life and passengers
The film, directed by Shailendra Singh, tells the story through the eyes of Deepak Dobriyal's character.
Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai trailer – Saiyami Kher's secret stash is destroyed by demonetization
The film, directed by Anurag Kashyap, will be streamed on Netflix from 5 June.
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What Are The Odds? review: Sweet, surreal coming-of-age journey that goes nowhere
Megha Ramaswamy's feature feels like a whimsical short story that throws up some unexpected images and surreal moments that surround its teenage drama.
Bhalla Calling Bhalla trailer: A comedy of errors breaks out in this lockdown special show
The Zee5 original series is set to stream on the OTT platform from 20 May.
Self-reliance emerges as the key theme in the new poster of Waah Zindagi
Directed by Dinesh S Yadav, the film is about a man who fights to manufacture Indian made goods in a market dominated by foreign imports.
Row over digital releases: This too shall pass, say industry insiders
While several reports have suggested filmmakers and production houses are turning to OTT platforms to secure release of their films, not many see it as a long-term alternative to the theatres.
Dharma Productions, Bosco Martis, Remo D'Souza step up to help struggling background dancers
Coordinator Raj Surani confirmed that help from industry insiders had come through after a video of background dancers seeking assistance went viral.
Nasir review: Moving, poetic portrayal of a day in the life of an ordinary man
Based on Dilip Kumar's short story A Clerk's Story, Nasir is a sharp but beautifully crafted portrait of an ordinary Muslim going through his day even as the shadow of communalism looms.
Mrs Serial Killer review: This terrible thriller is cruel punishment for people already locked down
Written, directed and edited by Shirish Kunder, the film is a prime example of why not everything backed by Netflix is a step forward for cinema.
Betaal first look: Viineet Kumar faces a scary vision as he braces for a ghostly battle
Netflix will stream the web-series, backed by Red Chillies Entertainment and Blumhouse Television, from 24 May.
Paatal Lok trailer: Evil runs amok in this twisted crime series
Produced by Anushka Sharma's Clean Slate Filmz, the show is set to stream on Amazon Prime from 15 May.
A passion for food, acting, and a laugh with friends: Director Habib Faisal remembers 'Mr Duggal'
Faisal made his directorial debut with Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh playing Mr and Mrs Duggal in the lovely Do Dooni Chaar (2010).
Your need to laugh is a daily need: Vir Das on comedy during and after the lockdown
Writer-comedian-actor Vir Das speaks about his latest Netflix web-series Hasmukh, working through the lockdown, and his desire to be a better and healthier person.
Extraction review: Chris Hemsworth-Randeep Hooda lead an action-packed explosion that's emotionally numb
While Sam Hargrave's film delivers the explosive action, it fails to put up a solid enough antagonist to match the heroics of its lead.
Ajay Devgn spreads calm in the lockdown with new 'Thahar Ja' song
The song, composed and sung by Mehul Vyas, has lyrics by Anil Verma.
National awards may be deferred again this year, this time on account of the COVID-19 lockdown
Former jury member Rahul Rawail told a daily that the jury for the awards this year has not yet been constituted.
Shutdown Stories: Don't stick to a mundane schedule, advises Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
While keeping his focus on books and poetry, the Article 15 (2019) actor makes sure he adheres strictly to his formula of no fixed schedule during the lockdown.
Hundred trailer: Rinku Rajguru and Lara Dutta Bhupathi hatch an ingenious plot that is worth a few laughs
The series, directed by Ruchi Narain, Ashutosh Shah and Taher Shabbir, will stream on Disney+ Hotstar from 25 April onwards.